Recovering addict produces video to raise awareness

Recovering addict, Vickie Lee, has produced a video featuring people in recovery from Calderdale and Kirklees, to raise awareness of addiction:

“I made a conscious decision in making this short film as it is something I wish I had been able to access and see a few years ago. I believe education is the key to alerting individuals to the risks associated with substance use and abuse and being able to recognise the signs, in both yourself and in others in your life. This should be done earlier in people’s lives to help reduce the risk of active addiction taking over and robbing you and your family of years of absence and pain.

I wanted to highlight those risks by using real people in recovery who were comfortable enough to discuss their own battles candidly and I cannot thank those individuals enough for their contribution to this project of mine. I also want to highlight that there are organisations out there who can help you or someone else overcome such battles and change your life for the better. I also wish to thank those film and sound students who helped make this happen in such a professional manner”.